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for joining us tonight. i'm will thomas. >> and i'm maureen umeh. the storm is no longer a threat to the u.s. and as fox's jennifer davis reports, people on the cape are breathing a huge sigh of relief. >> reporter: cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was again. and now folks say it is time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. billed as a lion, earl came more like a lamb. he allowed nathan to sleep peacefully through the night. >> he was 0 okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either hanging out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bride maids dresses this young couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and beautiful and the breeze is great and couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> reporter: were you worried yesterday? >> very. but hey, there is nothing you can do. you go with the cards that are dealt to you. >> reporter: bridegroom and wedding party rode off to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers st
'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will thomas. turns out those ballots are bogus. election confusion for the voters at the very least. as fox 5's trisha thompson explains they could also be illegal. >> reporter: candidates obvious hand out ballots before they go to the polls. this year martin o'malley handed out a sample ballot of who the governor is endorsing. but a very similar-looking ballot making its way through prince george's county. and some candidates say it is all wrong. >> reporter: angela says she knew something was wrong as soon as it arrived at her parents's office. >> it has me listed as a candidate for state's attorney as well as for the court. >> on the official sample ballot the democratic party has endorsed her for states' attorney. that's the reality ballot on the left. the fake one is on the right. and it looks very similar. buildup she -- but she says it is the details that give it away. >> the worst part is this is an illegal document. it lists citizens for change. no such entity is registered with the state of maryland. >> reporter: they say state senator anthony mues. but b
school football player. ot the senior was found ay unresponsive this morning and maureen umeh is live with the h story. >> reporter: there is a orgreate sense of love and -- loss and grief. austin wasgr well-known and welw liked. his kefather a school board member and tonight, family and friends are trying to understand what happened. everybody was crying and wantedt him back. >> reporter: austin bawas a as senior at brentsville district high school riwhere he played ay football and he was a running back and linebacker. the past game was friday night c when he rushed three times for three yards in the loss to handa limit melissa is a longtime friend and watched the game ga saying austin was injured. >> he got a concussion juthat we're aware of on friday. da >> uh-huh. >> me and humy two friends saw s him get hit and walk off funny.n >> reporter: prince william ll county police say he was found unresponse of at his him early r monday morning. an investinigation is underway. and erschool officials wouldn'tn confirm a cause of death but tell fox 5 that his death doesn't deappear to be a
-- to educate drivers about the potentially deadly consequences. fox 5's maureen umeh has the details. >> reporter: you've seen it, maybe even done it yourself. >> probably talking on the phone is probably the biggest thing. >> reporter: but there's also texting, eating, putting on makeup or sometimes worse all while driving. >> i admit once in a while i've looked at my e-mail at a light and all of a sudden the light changes and you're not going and backing up traffic. it's a problem. >> reporter: distractions that pose a danger on the roadways and fairfax county police are cracking down. >> it's really gotten to be an epidemic and it's very dangerous. that is the message we are really trying to drive home that even though it's not illegal to do some of these activities, it's causing a probable. >> reporter: a recent study by the virginia tech transportation institute shows nearly 80% of all crashes and 65% of all near crashes involve driver in attention due to distraction. >> i say the most important thing about driving is alertness. it's not so much ability but alertness. >> reporte
for fenty, maureen. >> federal elections, federal laws apply. what is the penalty for vote buying? i would imagine it's serious. >> reporter: you're right, it's a federal offense if someone is found and found guilty, they could face a $10,000 fine. we'll keep you updated on this one. >> we know you will. thank you for that. >>> do you think d.c. is better off today than it was four years ago? we want to know what you think. go to www.myfoxdc.com and take our web poll. we're going to bring you the results tonight on fox 5 news at 10. >>> and a teenager gunned down in the street died. tonight, his grieving family is looking for answers. the 15-year-old was shot tuesday night on busy central avenue and died yesterday. sherri ly has more on that. >> reporter: justin pinole called his family 30 minutes before being shot and said he was on the way home. they didn't learn about the shooting until the next morning. by the time the family got to the hospital, he was in a coma and hours later he died. justin had a lost friends. here he is on his myspace page, a freshman at central high school. hundr
to an emergency call on marlboro pike. fox 5's maureen umeh is here now with the story. >> the horrific crash was captured on the ambulance's event recording camera. it will be crucial to authorities figuring out what happened. it has not been made public, but we are hearing details. an suv mangled beyond recognition, an ambulance sheared apart from the force of the crash, the aftermath of an accident that happened after midnight thursday on marlboro pike in district heights. all three men inside the suv died. 35-year-old tony burney was a passenger. >> real good guy. >> reporter: the other two victims were uncle and nephew, 22-year-old andre watley was deaf and was about to begin school at galladette university. >> very intelligent bright happy child. everyone loved him. >> reporter: emmanuel jones, andre's uncle, was driving. >> they were best friends. >> reporter: a camera like this one inside the ambulance recorded the fast moving suv apparently crossing the double yellow line into the path of the ambulance. public information officer mark brady saw the tape. >> you can see in the distanc
from them and come together as a team, then positive things are going to result. >> reporter: maureen umeh, fox 5 news. >> lawrence is documenting his trip on his web site and on facebook and twitter. we have a living on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> a big honor for mother teresa here in the united states. we'll have that coming up for you on fox 5. >>> some time-honored treasures becoming cash amounts of the economy. we'll take a look at the troubles museums are facing and how they plan to deal with it. we go through them all the time. doors that mark the day's events. new beginnings. endings. routines. revealing the stories and dramas -- the victories and challenges -- that help us go through new doors of our own. be part of the story. colonial williamsburg. now it integrates your work e-mail, so you can be hooked up to everything you need to do. now it does 1 ghz speed on a more intuitive keyboard. turning you into an instrument of efficiency. introducing the new droid 2 by motorola. part of the next generation of does. >>> she left her stamp on the world and now there is a stamp
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